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Primary Colors (1998)

R
143 min | Comedy, Drama

A man joins the political campaign of a smooth-operator candidate for president of the USA.
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Joe Klein (novel) (as Anonymous) | Elaine May (screenplay)
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$ 65,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 12,045,395
Gross (USA)
$ 39,001,187
Gross (World)
$ 52,090,187
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Release date
Mar 20, 1998 (United States)

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Larry Hagman
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Diane Ladd
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Caroline Aaron
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6.7 / 10 | 25,713 votes